You don't look like a runner

Non-elite, woke and very much weekly, your good friends Nick and Jon talk fitness, running and tech. Expect: marathon training, nutrition and weight discussions (trigger warning for that, btw), and a lot of badly thought through equipment purchase ...more

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March 05, 2018 00:45:49
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Memory in the battery

It’s the show that changes every week! It’s Runner Pod, and we are here once again to talk about fitness, running and lithium ion batteries. This week we are in a self-congratulatory mood off the back of the triumph that was episode 21 (or was it 20? Nobody is sure anymore). We talk about adjusting training plans when life happens, Nick makes a bold claim that something which has run once is, in fact, a tradition, Jon chooses shoes wisely, and we audition for /I Love the 90s/. Please ensure that you fully discharge your podcast player’s batteries before you play the show. * [Battery Memory effect](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_effect) * [The Jog Shop 20—South Downs 20 mile race](http://www.jogshoponline.co.uk/thejogshopjog.html) We are hosted by Podiant and you can be too. New people who sign up using that coupon code will get 25% off their membership for the first 3 months. Go to: [podiant.co/signup](http://podiant.co/signup) and use the offer code “RUNNER”. Go to [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and blog posts. If you have any comments, questions or thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) or you can email us [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) ...

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21

February 28, 2018 01:25:13
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The one person who looks like a runner

We’re back, like the rappers are, to lay down diss tracks for one another through the medium of podcasting. This week our biggest fan doesn’t listen to the show, Nick gets stretched and Jon feels vibrations through his skull. If you want to listen along without spoilers, please watch _The Barkley Marathons_ before playing or pause at 43:25 and then hit us back, just to chat, truly yours, this is Stan. * [Top Four #36: Misheard Eddie Vedder Lyrics - Relay FM](https://www.relay.fm/topfour/36) * [Aftershokz Trekz Titanium bone conducting headphones](http://amzn.to/2FASmGJ) * [Reconcilable Differences #68: includes a discussion on The Barkley Marathons](https://www.relay.fm/rd/68) * [The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young – A Documentary Film](http://barkleymovie.com/) ...

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20

February 12, 2018 01:06:00
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Full kit. Blood everywhere...

After the Rian Johnson inspired avant-garde episodes 18 and 19, we settle back into a more accessible edit. This week we have a live reveal of our Great North Run ballot results. We talk Bluetooth headphones, Jon gets a nosebleed from playing at the highest level of football he’s ever reached, and we make plans to discuss our favourite running movie, The Barkley Marathons. Nick has fallen for the advertisers' tricks, Jon keeps things really clean, and we fail to get to grips with the millennial space race. * [Jon talks Trainspotting on Via VHS](https://viavhs.podiant.co/e/35ea8513598e2e/) * [Hindenburg | Radio editing software](https://hindenburg.com/) * [OnePlus says up to 40,000 customers were affected by credit card security breach - The Verge](https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/19/16908990/oneplus-credit-card-security-breach-investigation-40000-affected) * [Discussion of voice synthesisers on Beware of the Leopard](http://btlpodcast.com/e/35ee305d3c9e12/) * [Star Tours the Adventure Continues: Star Wars Attraction | Disneyland Paris](http://www.disneylandparis.co.uk/attractions/disneyland-park/star-tours-the-aventures-continue/) * [South Staffordshire FA Veterans (Division 2)](https://fulltime.thefa.com/ff/LeagueDetails?leagueid=19643855) * [Jon’s headphones](http://amzn.to/2C1Nffo) * [Nick has ordered the “Ultimate Zero-Compromise Total-Wireless Earphones” on Indiegogo](https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/ultimate-zero-compromise-total-wireless-earphones--2#/) Next time we will discuss The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young—[watch it now on Netflix](https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/80076413) or [buy it on Amazon](http://amzn.to/2nQSmdk). New people who sign up using that coupon code will get 25% off their membership for the first 3 months. Go to: [podiant.co/signup](http://podiant.co/signup) and use the offer code “RUNNER”. Go to [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and blog posts. If you have any comments, questions or thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) or you can email us [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) ...

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19

January 31, 2018 01:26:03
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Between my face and my finger

Hello and welcome to You Don’t Look Like a Runner—an avant garde podcast, making unusual editing decisions and challenging your expectations of what this series is all about. This is part two of an epic new year chat which started in episode 18. This week Jon goes round the houses and Nick regrets not making a purchase. We discuss lightbulbs, voice assistants and Greggs (the baker). Nick is desperate to go to bed, Jon is not, and we spend a long time talking about the OnePlus 5T. ## A word from our sponsor Thanks to our podcasting host [Podiant](http://podiant.co/) for supporting _You Don’t Look Like a Runner_. Start your own show today with 25% off podcast hosting for three months. Just go to podiant.co/signup and use the offer code “RUNNER” for 25% off your first three months of podcast hosting. ## Show notes * [VTech KidiZoom Duo Camera](http://amzn.to/2FvppuG) * [Hive Smart Lighting Products | Hive Home](https://www.hivehome.com/products/categories/lights) * [Does Apple now make too many products? | afr.com](http://www.afr.com/technology/technology-companies/apple/does-apple-now-make-too-many-products-20170511-gw34rz) * [iPhone SE](https://www.theverge.com/2016/3/25/11302968/apple-iphone-se-review) aka “The Great North Run of Phones”, reviewed on The Verge * [OnePlus 5T review: polished to a T - The Verge](https://www.theverge.com/2017/11/20/16672600/oneplus-5t-smartphone-android-2017-review) * Android Pay promotion: [Visa Tap & Win](https://www.android.com/intl/en_uk/pay/promotions/visa/) * [Greggs](https://www.greggs.co.uk) * [Bear - Notes for iPhone, iPad and Mac](http://www.bear-writer.com) * [The all-new Things. Your to-do list for Mac & iOS](https://www.culturedcode.com/things/) * [Amazon is planning to end support for its online MP3 locker - The Verge](https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/20/16803024/amazon-shutting-down-music-storage-subscriptions-autorip) * [Why I hate your iPhone hot takes. Thread: ...

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January 18, 2018 00:47:59
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Between then and the mountain

The elite runners may nearly be back at the finish, but the green wave of podcasting is just setting off which means it's time for us to get started on this year we call 2018. We set ambitious goals, plan to infiltrate a gamergate stretching class, and get some long overdue slidey experience. Nick's been over the mountain, Jon's got a very long agenda, and we employ an unorthodox Runner Pod editing strategy. This conversation will conclude in Runner Pod 19: Between my Face and My Finger. See you next week (honest). ## A word from our sponsor Thanks to our podcasting host [Podiant](http://podiant.co/) for supporting _You Don’t Look Like a Runner_. Start your own show today with 25% off podcast hosting for three months. Just go to podiant.co/signup and use the offer code “RUNNER” for 25% off your first three months of podcast hosting. ## Show notes * Nick’s targets: * Lose 2 stone by June * Lose another by September * Get a sub-2 half marathon * Weigh in every week * Hit 14 stone by the end of the year * Jon’s targets: * Liverpool marathon * Work on core strength * [Strides: Goal & Habit Tracker](https://www.stridesapp.com/) * [STREAKS. The to-do list that helps you form good habits. For iPhone.](https://streaksapp.com/) * [Broga](https://www.broga.uk.com/) * [Great North Run](http://www.greatrun.org/great-north-run) * [Liverpool Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K Races | Rock ’n’ Roll Marathon Series](http://www.runrocknroll.com/liverpool/) * [Leicester Marathon](http://leicestermarathon.org.uk/) We are online at [runnerpod.com](http://www.runnerpod.com/) where you can look through old episodes, read show notes and [blog posts](http://runnerpod.com/b/). Comments, questions and thoughts please tweet us [@runnerpod](http://www.twitter.com/runnerpod) [@jonhickman](http://www.twitter.com/jonhickman) or [@ngmoreton](http://www.twitter.com/ngmoreton). You can email us [email protected] And don’t forget to go to podiant.co/signup and use the offer code “RUNNER” for 25% off your first three months of podcast hosting. ...

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December 24, 2017 00:40:20
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I've never had a slidey experience

Like when Doctor Who stops being a series and instead throws out occasional seasonal specials, we are back—back to discuss routers, the kids' Kindle Fire, and extreme sports pedagogy. Nick's hills are not alive with the sound of music, Jon's phone is absolutely terrible, and we fail to talk about running at all. Merry Christmas ya filthy animals! ...

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